Orthopedic Physical Therapy Archives | BeneFIT PT

18 Mar 17
Coming to our Website this Spring: Diagnosis Blogs

Over the course of the next few weeks to months we are going to start posting diagnosis blogs. Physical Therapists in the State of New Jersey have been able to see patients, without them seeing their Doctor, AND have their health insurance pay for it since 2003.  It is called Direct Access.  As part of […]

20 Feb 17
Why We Fail at New Year Resolution’s

New Year Resolutions tend to fail and fail hard by the end of January… if not the end of the first week!  But why do we fail every year at making, typically the same, New Year Resolution?  According to a Popular Science article, apparently it’s our brain’s fault. First, no one makes a New Year […]

29 Jan 17
Maintaining your New Year Resolution

The first few weeks of 2017 have come and gone and with it has your New Year’s resolution?  According to an article published by the University of Scranton in 2012 almost 45% of Americans make a New Year’s Resolution.  The number one resolution people make is, you guessed it, losing weight! However, according to a […]

12 Jul 16
Sun Exposure Safety: Protection from UV Radiation

Sun exposure often has a negative connotation associated with it. It is well known that ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sun exposure accelerates skin aging and increases your risk for skin cancers1. However, there are also multiple health benefits of sun exposure to remember. Some of the advantages include: Enhanced mood Improved sleep quality Positive impact […]

6 Jun 16
Gardening Ergonomics

What is Ergonomics? Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines ergonomics as the study of work1. It encompasses all aspects of a specific activity and includes both physical stressors and environmental factors. Physical stressors include repetitive motions, vibrations, excessive force, or awkward positions that can increase strain on joints, muscles, nerves, tendons, and bones3. Environmental […]